AU5872898A - Apparatus and method for aligning tubulars - Google Patents

Apparatus and method for aligning tubulars

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AU5872898A
AU5872898A AU58728/98A AU5872898A AU5872898A AU 5872898 A AU5872898 A AU 5872898A AU 58728/98 A AU58728/98 A AU 58728/98A AU 5872898 A AU5872898 A AU 5872898A AU 5872898 A AU5872898 A AU 5872898A
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apparatus
method
aligning tubulars
tubulars
aligning
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AU727655B2 (en
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Bernd-Georg Pietras
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Weatherford Technology Holdings LLC
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Weatherford Lamb Inc
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Priority to PCT/GB1998/000282 priority patent/WO1998032948A1/en
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Assigned to WEATHERFORD TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS, LLC reassignment WEATHERFORD TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS, LLC Alteration of Name(s) in Register under S187 Assignors: WEATHERFORD/LAMB INC.
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    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E21EARTH DRILLING; MINING
    • E21BEARTH DRILLING, e.g. DEEP DRILLING; OBTAINING OIL, GAS, WATER, SOLUBLE OR MELTABLE MATERIALS OR A SLURRY OF MINERALS FROM WELLS
    • E21B19/00Handling rods, casings, tubes or the like outside the borehole, e.g. in the derrick; Apparatus for feeding the rods or cables
    • E21B19/16Connecting or disconnecting pipe couplings or joints
    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E21EARTH DRILLING; MINING
    • E21BEARTH DRILLING, e.g. DEEP DRILLING; OBTAINING OIL, GAS, WATER, SOLUBLE OR MELTABLE MATERIALS OR A SLURRY OF MINERALS FROM WELLS
    • E21B19/00Handling rods, casings, tubes or the like outside the borehole, e.g. in the derrick; Apparatus for feeding the rods or cables
    • E21B19/16Connecting or disconnecting pipe couplings or joints
    • E21B19/161Connecting or disconnecting pipe couplings or joints using a wrench or a spinner adapted to engage a circular section of pipe
    • E21B19/164Connecting or disconnecting pipe couplings or joints using a wrench or a spinner adapted to engage a circular section of pipe motor actuated
AU58728/98A 1997-01-29 1998-01-29 Apparatus and method for aligning tubulars Expired AU727655B2 (en)

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GBGB9701758.6A GB9701758D0 (en) 1997-01-29 1997-01-29 Apparatus and method for aligning tubulars
GB9701758 1997-01-29
PCT/GB1998/000282 WO1998032948A1 (en) 1997-01-29 1998-01-29 Apparatus and method for aligning tubulars

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AU5872898A true AU5872898A (en) 1998-08-18
AU727655B2 AU727655B2 (en) 2000-12-21

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US (1) US6748823B2 (en)
EP (1) EP0960257B1 (en)
AU (1) AU727655B2 (en)
CA (1) CA2279256C (en)
DE (1) DE69802263T2 (en)
GB (1) GB9701758D0 (en)
NO (1) NO313891B1 (en)
WO (1) WO1998032948A1 (en)

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CA2279256A1 (en) 1998-07-30
GB9701758D0 (en) 1997-03-19
CA2279256C (en) 2007-04-10
AU727655B2 (en) 2000-12-21
US6748823B2 (en) 2004-06-15
NO993498L (en) 1999-08-30
US20020088310A1 (en) 2002-07-11
WO1998032948A1 (en) 1998-07-30
DE69802263T2 (en) 2002-06-27
EP0960257B1 (en) 2001-10-31
EP0960257A1 (en) 1999-12-01
NO993498D0 (en) 1999-07-15
NO313891B1 (en) 2002-12-16

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